Book 2007

Improvement of Crop Plants for Industrial End Uses


ISBN: 978-1-4020-5485-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-5486-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IX

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-26

    The use of functional genomics to understand components of plant metabolism and the regulation occurring at molecular, cellular and whole plant levels

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-58

    Improving photosynthesis and yield potential

  4. Chapter

    Pages 59-82

    Marker assisted selection and genomics of industrial plants

  5. Chapter

    Pages 83-127

    Improved agronomy and management of crop plants for industrial end uses

  6. Chapter

    Pages 129-153

    Lignin manipulation for fibre improvement

  7. Chapter

    Pages 155-180

    Improvement of fibre and composites for new markets

  8. Chapter

    Pages 181-208

    In planta novel starch synthesis

  9. Chapter

    Pages 209-251

    Bioethanol: role and production technologies

  10. Chapter

    Pages 253-279

    Complex lipid biosynthesis and its manipulation in plants

  11. Chapter

    Pages 281-289

    Biodiesel production

  12. Chapter

    Pages 291-305

    Bioelectricity and cogeneration

  13. Chapter

    Pages 307-334

    Genetic improvement of crops for energy generation: comparison of different provision chains with respect to biomass and biofuel production

  14. Chapter

    Pages 335-416

    Anaerobic digestion: a multi-faceted process for energy, environmental management and rural development

  15. Chapter

    Pages 417-433

    Molecular farming for antigen (vaccine) production in plants

  16. Chapter

    Pages 435-469

    Molecular farming of antibodies in plants

  17. Chapter

    Pages 471-507

    Molecular tailoring and boosting of bioactive secondary metabolites in medicinal plants

  18. Chapter

    Pages 509-521

    Potential market for bio-based products in the context of European greenhouse gas reduction strategies

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 523-533